|CLIMBTALK - John Long: legendary rock climber - 3/24/2010 - FRB/CLIMBTALK/JVonD Productions|
Michael Francis Brooks did a video conference with legendary Yosemite climber, John Long, at the JVonD studios in Boulder, Colorado on March 24, 2010. John Long talks about his new book, 'The Stonemasters, California Rock Climbers in the Seventies', life in Yosemite valley during the 1970's, and much more. John is the author of the popular, 'How To Climb' series. And did the first free ascent of Levitation 29 in Red Rocks, Nevada with Lynn Hill in 1980...
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|FRB Interviews - Jim Holloway & Jim Michael: Boulder bouldering legends - 2/21/2006 - FRB/CLIMBTALK|
Jim Holloway & Jim Michael. 2/21/2006. This is a definitive interview with two of Boulder, Colorado's most important boulderers of the 1970's. Jim holloway and Jim Michael talk about the early days on Flagstaff Mountain and Estes Park. Holloway talks about the 'Big Three,' Trice, Slapshot and Meet Hook and gives beta for Trice and Slapshot. They talk about bouldering rating. Gill; with his B1 to B3 system, Holloway's: easy, medium and hard, and the nebulous E/I system...
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